Vital Vitamin D - Know the Facts

Why is this important you ask? Dr. Paul Dean, one of our practicing Dermatologist at Skin Resource.MD is a huge advocate of Vitamin D. If you know him, you know about taking your Vitamin D daily. Here is what you need to know: A sufficient amount of Vitamin D is important for normal growth deve...

Antioxidants... What are they? And how can they benefit my skin?

Antioxidants are substances that protect our bodies from free radical damage that occurs from exposure to certain chemicals such as pollution and radiation. There are large amounts of antioxidants found in fruits, vegetables, nuts and whole grains. Consuming these antioxidant rich foods will bene...

You're not out of the sun yet...

Just because we are transitioning away from summer this by no means is an indication that our sunscreen routine should change. Your sun protection routine should include using an SPF of at least 30 daily. If you are going to be getting longer exposure to the sun then sleeves and hats and glasses ...

Changing Season... Changing Skin

As we approach a new season it is important to remember that our environment affects the way our skin may react to weather and other environmental changes. So we must learn to modify and adjust our existing skin care routine. Fall is a transitional phase, blemishes may return in full force since ...

Take Charge of YOU…

At Skin Resource.MD we have been empowering people to design their own skin regimen, use what works best for their skin...Prescribing it for themselves. Since the mid eighties Skin Resource has been using the words Prescribe it For Yourself. It started with the philosophy of why not let patients...

Helping others never made you Look and Feel so good…

Your Participation strengthens our commitment and mission to help give back. At Skin Resource.MD we are very proud that we are supporting the developing country of Zimbabwe with our use of the fruit from the baobab tree. The baobab fruit provides additional income to support families in the poo...

Fall Skincare Routine

Did you know skin behaves differently as the seasons change? The autumn equinox happens on September 22, the perfect day to ring in not only a new season but also a new skincare routine. By the time summer wraps up, our skin is usually a little bit drier and a little bit more damaged. Even your v...

Skinspiration: Why We Started Skin Resource.MD

“Why did you start Skin Resource.MD?” We get this question a lot, but the answer is multifaceted. When we started in 1984, the skin care market wasn’t as saturated as it is now. What’s more, consumers weren’t as educated: the Internet wasn’t available for savvy shoppers to find out about what ing...

The Skin Care Benefits of Coffee

The next time you're waiting in line at Starbucks for your morning buzz, consider this: that daily cup of joe is actually good for your skin! Coffee’s Antioxidant Superpowers Did you know that coffee is the number one source of antioxidants for Americans? While there are plenty of fruits and vege...

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis is a condition that affects approximately 7.5 million people in the United States, including celebrities like Kim Kardashian. Psoriasis occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals to skin cells which speed up the growth of the cells, resulting in a red, scaly rash that often ...